Nigeria's daunting sanitation problems

Lack of clean water and public facilities causing spread of diseases and poverty in West African nation.

    According to a new statistic from WaterAid, a nongovernmental organisation, more than 100 million people in Nigeria are directly bearing the brunt of a lack of sanitation.

    Access to government-provided sanitation has dropped from 37 per cent in 1990 to 31 per cent today in the country causing the spread of diseases and poverty.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Lagos, Nigeria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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